Talking in the movies

  • Asian Cinema Club
    Movie + 1 extra

    Asian Cinema Club

    Movie + 1 extra

    Two friends start a t-shirt company as a ruse to engage their friends into joining their club. Hannah Marianetti and James Yu direct “Asian Cinema Club,” a docu-fictional reflection on Asian identity and making/appreciating art. Through an alternating GoPro-forehead POV, we casually follow Hannah...

  • It's all In your Head
    Movie + 2 extras

    It's all In your Head

    Movie + 2 extras

    Set in India, six siblings navigate their day-to-day obstacles, endeavors, and social gymnastics. “It’s all In your Head,” a feature film directed by Dhruv Solanki, is a comedic slice-of-life offering a youthful perspective on a Northern India backdrop. JoJo, an aspiring photographer, makes her w...

  • An Independent Movie About A Young Artist

    A young artist struggles to make a movie about a young artist who struggles to make a movie. Zenzelé Soa-Clarke directs and stars in “An Independent Movie About a Young Artist,” a meta breakdown on the tropes of slice-of-life indie filmmaking (“mumblecore, character driven, all the shit”), and an...

  • Francesca
    Movie + 1 extra


    Movie + 1 extra

    A woman practices a speech for her sister's wedding. Chester Vincent Toye directs “Francesca,” a slice-of-life vignette where a young woman’s efforts to workshop a speech snowballs into a self-reflective consideration of her own life. Late at night, Francesca walks around the moon-lit city in a d...

  • Mason
    Movie + 2 extras


    Movie + 2 extras

    A young boy in rural America moves through a typical day trying to keep himself entertained and out of trouble. The observational documentary, “Mason,” directed by Oliver Shahery, follows the titular subject as he shoots at squirrels, plays with toy cars, and drinks Coke. Shahery refrains from ex...

  • Shot On Film

    Mitra and Whit walk around Brooklyn discussing their dream TV show. “Shot on Film” is a loose, self-aware comedy tackling insider cliches about improvised dialogue, gender representation, and shooting on film. Directed by and starring Whitmer Thomas playing a problematic version of himself, an un...

  • Ola Ola
    Movie + 3 extras

    Ola Ola

    Movie + 3 extras

    Two Nigerian cousins have a meditative evening and discuss the prospect of leaving New York. Adesola Thomas directs “Ola Ola,” a small-scale conversational piece that offers a tender specificity in the identities and relationship of its two characters. For Abisola, it starts as a quiet evening. W...

  • The Pressure of Sweetness

    Two undergraduates discuss the status of their relationship and their sexual experiences. Jinho Myung directs “The Pressure of Sweetness,” a spontaneous conversation that accurately reflects the nascent modes of expression between two young adults evaluating a fling. While hanging out one day, th...

  • Critics

    Two film critics discuss their profession in the park. Tynan DeLong directs “Critics,” a lighthearted satire lampooning celebrity worship, hobnobbing with movie stars, and Marvel fanboying. It stars Jeremy Levick and Rajat Suresh, playing movie geeks with podcasts — “The Dork Side” and “Are You T...

  • The Audition Tape
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Audition Tape

    Movie + 1 extra

    Awkwardly making their way through New York City, two brothers prepare to audition for the same role in an upcoming movie. Nicholas Shaya directs and co-stars in “The Audition Tape,” a 20 minute, episodic comedy that showcases the rolling banter of two Iranian-American brothers who might not actu...